Britain Grants Sri Lanka £10 Million in Funds

10/9/2019

The British High Commissioner to Colombo has announced more than £10 million in funding to Sri Lanka over the next three years for the explicit aims of long-term stability. 

Sarah Hulton, British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, stated that these funds would further support “peacebuilding and dialogue, supporting resettlement, and livelihood for displaced communities and strengthening the rule of law.”

This statement follows a visit by the Minister of State for the Commonwealth, UN and South Asia and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, to Sri Lanka from 1 to 2 October.

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